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Johnston's Bar Bistro

€€ - €€€, British,
14 Lint Riggs, Falkirk FK1 1DG, Scotland
+44 1324 637299
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Lint Riggs, Falkirk FK1 1DG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal at a great price. Delicious sea food linguini with light sauce rather than the thick sauce you sometimes get. Perfect sticky toffee pudding. Staff were attentive and helpful.

Thank Y-Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cup of coffee and u get a bit Scottish tablet along with it. Food is good but not the cheapest.

Thank joanne b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited several times before but I felt I really had to review after yesterday’s visit. Arrived early for our 3pm booking, had a drink at the bar, served by very friendly and helpful staff who even asked if we wanted just to add to...More

Thank LesleyD1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Johnstone’s Bar Bistro is a lovely place to eat i can recommend the haggis bake potatoe was so creamy & tastey. We we there for my partner’s Mother’s Birthday. The Staff were always happy to help.

Thank Roam718898
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon this eaterie when we visited Falkirk and having read the positive reviews we decided to book. We weren’t disappointed. On a Tuesday and Wednesday evening they offer a 2 course menu for £8.99 and it really is not only excellent value for...More

1  Thank VeronicaHerts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love Johnston's been here loads and never disappointed. Helpful staff and fun atmosphere. Caesar salad is best in town really tasty and fresh. Burgers are also a hit with my family as they're so juicy and filling.

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem , after a long journey popped in for a glass of wine , great staff very friendly,, booked a table for dinner omg the flatiron steak was amazing with Garlic prawns and a beautiful Diane sauce, if you haven’t tried...More

Thank glen m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aye here with a friend, food was great, macaroni was really nice! Nice crispy chips, originally they advised we could not sit longer than an hour therefore we couldn’t order a starter, then that changed and the table was free, slight more organisation to save...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely fresh cooked food served by very pleasant but professional staff Always worth a visit. Would recommend it to everyone

Thank ddaisymayy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 4 of us booked in for a Thursday evening dinner at Johnston's and while I was visiting the area and did not know what to expect I had heard good things. The first great thing was the price of the set menu...More

Thank samc1523
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Questions & Answers
Susan O
9 September 2018|
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Response from Martin R | Reviewed this property |
Depends how busy it is really. But I use a stick and only go in if I can sit downstairs.
Susan O
9 September 2018|
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Response from Eliza B | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can book a downstairs table
30 July 2018|
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Response from DebbieReynolds | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't know the answer to your question but as it is a very modern, well run place, I would expect that they will cater for all nutritional needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lint Riggs, Falkirk FK1 1DG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Falkirk District  >  Falkirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1324 637299
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Johnston's Bar - Bistro Open 7 days a week from 9:30am Large comfortable family friendly lounge, modern contemporary spacious bar & mezzanine restaurant Fresh coffee and loose tea with freshly baked cakes to sit in or take away, Breakfast, Freshly prepared food served daily along with a large selection of wines from around the world, local craft beers and world beers, spirits & soft drinks.
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